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  • Visiting Questionable Websites (or, Using Your "Internet Hazmat Suit")

    Sam on Why?security
    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an annual opportunity for folks like us to encourage folks like you to adopt a simple, three-point approach to keeping yourself and your information safe online: <span style="color: […]
    Posted 2 weeks ago.
  • Physical Information Security for Everyone

    Sam on Why?security
    National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is an annual opportunity for folks like us to encourage folks like you to adopt a simple, three-point approach to keeping yourself and your information safe online: <h2 style="text-align: […]
    Posted 4 weeks ago.
  • Traveling Abroad without Making the News (Mobile Tech Edition)

    Sam on Why?security
    Occasionally, a member of the community approaches the ISO Team to ask for our advice on traveling safely with mobile technology. While individual circumstances (including the nature of the mobile […]
    Posted November 05, 2013.
  • How Do *You* Spell "Shutdown"?

    Sam on Why?security
    With so much (*ahem*) “excitement” in Washington this week, it’s little wonder opportunists would seize the moment and go on a domain-registration spree, seeking to capitalize on interest in these topics of […]
    Posted October 02, 2013.
  • Stolen Devices and the Inconvenience of Time Travel

    Sam on Why?security
    Since the beginning of 2010, UVM Police Services has sought ETS’s help in 104 device-theft cases pertaining to UVM students, faculty, and staff. One recurring theme is that there are two simple steps that users […]
    Posted June 11, 2013.
  • Using URL Shorteners

    Sam on Why?security
    We’ve all seen URLs shortened by bit.ly and its cousins: Unwieldy juggernauts like […]
    Posted April 16, 2013.
  • "Why security?"

    Sam on Why?security
    It’s the eleventh hour. You’ve been working on a project for months. Maybe it’s a grant application. It’s all coming together: people; facilities; legal; technology. Suddenly, someone steps in and says, “Wait a […]
    Posted October 19, 2012.